Pick Up Your Phone And CALL Someone Today
February 2, 2023 6:41AM CST
Does talking on the phone give you anxiety? You are not alone. These days, people – especially young people – rarely call each other anymore, much preferring text over talk. But while convenient, texting doesn’t have the same emotional connection, and researchers say this anxiety over actually talking to each other is having a negative effect on our mental health. In fact, a BBC study found that 40% of 16- to 24-year-olds reported feeling lonely.